ETX Spreads slippage

China Diapers

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Anybody out there who uses/has used ETX for spreads?

I have an account with IG who charge a 0.10% spread for FTSE 100 stocks, I see ETX are cheaper at 0.08%. Is there any catch involved here, higher slippage etc.?

They don't have a demo account unfortunately. Something I like about IG charts is I can set them to show the mid, ask or bid, does ETX have this feature?

Anything else I should know?

Thanks
 

BigBootyBabe

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Anybody out there who uses/has used ETX for spreads?

I have an account with IG who charge a 0.10% spread for FTSE 100 stocks, I see ETX are cheaper at 0.08%. Is there any catch involved here, higher slippage etc.?

They don't have a demo account unfortunately. Something I like about IG charts is I can set them to show the mid, ask or bid, does ETX have this feature?

Anything else I should know?

Thanks


I dont trade individual stocks so dont know what the the spread is.

But yes ETX have the exact same charts as ig.
And so you can view mid/as/bid
 
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China Diapers

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Thanks Mike. I did notice it but didn't think there was much point asking my question there as Rob is unlikely to admit "yes we have cheaper spreads than IG but rape you on the slippage" :)
 
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mike.

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I seem to recall reading somewhere that there is a demo account option with etx once you have opened a live account with them. You can log into either.
 
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I seem to recall reading somewhere that there is a demo account option with etx once you have opened a live account with them. You can log into either.

I trade with ETX, I dont think there is that facility, but as for slippage..none. Certainly never that i've noticed, whereas with every other ive tried, there is always
 

China Diapers

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I trade with ETX, I dont think there is that facility, but as for slippage..none. Certainly never that i've noticed, whereas with every other ive tried, there is always

Cheaper spreads and no slippage, sounds too good to be true :)

Thanks for the info malaguti
 

China Diapers

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I did a bit of calculation - one example is more than 13%. Is that too much?

I checked the last few trades I did and they have an average of around 10% so if your example is typical it could negate the advantage of the cheaper spreads.

Thanks for the help Zen
 
 
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